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Report: Optus’ acquisition of Amaysim signals MVNO market decline
The MVNO market was previously expected to continue to grow – but the forecast now is that the market share will decline from 15% to 6% by 2023.
Optus secures funding to fill mobile coverage black spots
With State, Federal and Optus funding, the company is building 83 new sites as part of the Federal Governments Mobile Black Spot Program.
2degrees, Telstra lead the way in NZ and Aus mobile markets
A new report for data company Tutela has revealed 2degrees provides its users with the best mobile experience, while in Australia, Telstra leads the pack.
A look back at the Cisco Women in IT Awards
“I want you to celebrate this award and everything it represents in your life, and congratulations to all the finalists and nominees.”
GlobalData: Comms services about to become a utility
According to GlobalData, the recent Optus deals with Origin and Sumo mean that communications services are on their way to becoming a utility.
Can Huawei be trusted? One prominent Aussie says yes
Former Australian Rear Admiral John Lord says we need to trust in Chinese tech. Specifically, that Huawei plays a major role in our digital future.
Introducing Spark Cloud Phone, the calling platform you didn’t know you needed
BroadSoft first unveiled BroadCloud back in October 2010.
A/NZ companies take five of six Riverbed APJ Partner Awards
A/NZ swept the APJ Partner of the Year Awards with Datacom, Arrow ECS, Telstra and Optus all being recognised.
Government welcomes new regional Optus mobile sites
The project will cost $7.8 million to build. $5.5 million of this is Federal funding, while the other $2.3 million comes from Optus.
Optus inks deal with NiceInContact to ramp up customer experience
Optus Business has expanded its long-standing relationship with NICE with the closing of a new, customer experience focused deal.
La Trobe appoints esteemed expert Jill Slaw as Cyber Chair
La Trobe University cybersecurity professor Jill Slay is now the La Trobe University Optus Cyber Chair.
Optus announces "historic" 5G rollout plan
The company says it has been working towards the delivery of 5G technology since 2016.
Cisco to develop training programs for Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
With a $3m investment, Cisco will help to develop solutions to current and emerging skill shortages in cyber technologies.
Optus Business dedicates $3.5m to Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre
Optus Business has announced that it will invest $3.5 million into Australia’s Cyber Security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).
Queensland: Schneider Electric & Optus help build cyclone resilient data center
The collaboration will build a new, energy-efficient Tier 3 managed data center in Townsville, North Queensland, Australia.
Optus Satellite & Seven Network - 31 year relationship extended another 4 years
The capacity requirements of the contract have been expanded from 18MHz to 27MHz.
Optus makes the next step in nbn offerings for wholesale partners
Optus Wholesale is continuing its expansion of nbn network offerings for wholesale customers with a raft of new innovations.
Photo gallery: Vodafone, Telstra, Vocus among Broadsoft ANZ achievers
Vodafone New Zealand, Telstra and UCaaS provider Access4 are among the winners at Broadsoft's Annual Australasian Achievement Awards.
Three Australian companies to receive Pega Client Excellence Awards
“In an increasingly competitive and dynamic world, organisations need the ability to change at the speed of innovation."
Enterprise competition drags Optus revenue and profit down
Optus has reported revenue and profit drops for the latest financial year as heightened competition in the enterprise market bites.
Optus Wholesale wrangles new deal with Moose Mobile
“By providing access to a SIM at the point-of-sale, Moose will be able to convert a once-off handset sale into a long standing customer.”
Motorola Solutions consortium wins $50m mobility deal with Vic Police
Motorola has stuck a $50 million deal with Victoria Police for a new managed service mobility solution which includes 10,000 iPads and iPhones.
Optus takes next step towards 5g movement in Australia
“It is an important enabler for 5G and we are excited to be able to deliver this new initiative to our customers at Macquarie Park."
Optus launches native WiFi calling for Aussie customers on the go
“When Wi-Fi Calling is switched on, the device automatically detects and seamlessly switches to an available Wi-Fi connection."